A guide to EndNote citation management software.
What is EndNote?
EndNote is a citation/research management software that helps you collect, organize, and share citations from library databases and catalogs. EndNote also helps you format your papers, creating bibliographies and footnotes in a wide variety citation styles (Chicago, MLA, APA, Turabian, etc.)
This guide provides information to help you get started using EndNote citation management software for your research.
Endnote@AU Library
How to Installing EndNote X8
1. Choose EndNote from the list of available programs. Click on the OS Icon for download.
  • Windows OS
  • Macintosh OS
2. Follow the instructions to install EndNote and fill in the Product key on your computer.
(get a Product Key, please contact library staff by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the information services.) However you must be a member of the library.
3. When the program is installed, you should check for the latest updates. (The latest update should be at least X8.1 for a PC.) Go to the Help menu in EndNote and click on Check for Updates.
Earlier version of Endnote:
  • Endnote X7 (Windows)
  • (Macintosh (X7)) 


How to use endnote

>>  Quick reference guide – Windows (PDF) 
>>  Quick reference guide – Mac (PDF)
>>  EndNote Menus Reference Guide (PDF) 
>>  Watch our training on YouTube 
>>  Download the training videos